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{ Monthly Archives } November 2014

The next phase in technological convergence will be harder than the last, because it can’t be solved with technology. Last time the devices converged, some phone makers just needed to buy a photoelectric detector, a lens, and licenses for some MP3 patents. But how can the various tab-sized computers I carry – my bank cards, […]

Turn and face the strange

I’ve made some changes around here, and they impact how both you and I interact with this blog. Firstly, I added asides, which are untitled posts in the main stream. I think of them as something like Daring Fireball’s Linked List. I used to tweet links that interest me, but once I’ve put a link […]

Is Social Psychology Biased Against Republicans? Pretty interesting, and an often unmentioned aspect of diversity (probably because political leaning is supposed to be a secret in democratic countries, if not because it’s usually acceptable to display ingroup/outgroup bias politically). But it’s very relevant in the social sciences, especially if it means that particular political views […]